Apple will push back production of the its flagship iPhone 12 as the world continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic
Published on the Wall Street Journal, on Monday Apple has announced it will delay the production of the iPhone 12 by about a month due to the COVID-19 heavily impacting manufacturing in the continent of Asia and Globally.
Apple managed to ship its new budget iPhone SE last week, The Boss of Apple Tim Cook warned back in February that the company’s plans will likely be impacted by the viral outbreak but they were able to ship out the iPhone SE before the global shutdown.
The tradition is and has been that apple usually starts off the mass production of its new phones in the summer time after unavailing the new phones models in the autumn (September) then shipping begins a month later. Apple is looking to launch a total of 4 new iPhone model this year and one of the big expectations is the 5G wireless connectivity.
Earlier this month, Apples’s CEO in a company wide virtual meeting acknowledged that the coronavirus was a “stressful moment,” but highlighted Apple’s strong financial position and continuing investment in product research and development.
So Apple fans will have to hold on for a little while longer before getting their hands on the lasted flagship device. The iPhone 12.
Apple has not commented on the piece from the Wall Street Journal or any other media reporting this news.